Marge is a former member of the U.S. Army, Georgia State Alumni and manufacturing leader with over three decades of experience in scaled manufacturing. Marge has brought her pragmatic business sense and strong leadership to retail technology and has led a successful team of engineers and technical specialists through exponential growth. Marge lends a thoughtful, solutions-based perspective with a strong emphasis on quality and accountability.
VP, Sales + Product
Brian has 18 years of experience working with top tier companies across multiple industries to bring their ideas and products to life. His particular focus in product design, global sourcing, applied engineering (mechanical and electrical) and clear communications brings value to customers at all stages. Brian is a former University of Houston Cougar, Amateur Radio Operator, as well as a trained cook and private pilot. He is passionate about helping communities in emergency situations and building communities around his interests.
James works with electronic assembly manufacturers to produce highly reliable and quality assemblies. With 30 years in the electronic manufacturing environment working with a wide range of customers and technologies, including Fortune 500 companies, James knows what drives the cost of PCBAs and how to reduce costs while improving quality through design for manufacturing. He brings in-depth electronic assembly knowledge from an electrical and software standpoint to help customers save on project costs, and also applies Lean Six Sigma strategies to help streamline production processes and improve quality.
Don has over 30 years of international financial and management experience, including capital allocation, balance sheet optimization, treasury, financial planning and analysis, cost management, SEC reporting and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Alert Tech SMT, he spent 16 years with industry leader Benchmark Electronics, including serving as their CFO for more than a decade. This experience gives him the tools to confidently develop and execute plans to drive consistent growth as a trusted, valuable supplier for our customers. Don holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Director, International Purchasing
Mary has been with Alert Tech since 2013 adding value in all aspects of sourcing, vendor development, component and quality qualification, production of tools, fixtures and subassemblies. She has in-depth knowledge of injection molding, PCB sourcing and metal parts, and has cultivated strong relationships with across China to ensure our clients have access to top sourcing and procurement. Mary’s project management training and top-notch communications skills make her a force multiplier for our team and bringing on-site oversight in Asia to Alert Tech as a core competency.
With 33 years of CM experience in a wide range of jobs, Dorothy has been key in production, documentation and program management. She has spent time as Program Manager in Guadalajara and managed many U.S. accounts. Backed by decades of experience sourcing hard-to-find parts, she brings strong industry relationships and expertise to knock down purchasing and manufacturing hurdles.
Senior Hardware Engineer
Rick has 30 years of component level control system design experience, with an emphasis in the petrochemical industry. He brings experience in communication protocols for both industrial and consumer applications, multi-node system design for both wired and non-wired data acquisition and control applications, and stand-alone and networked battery power system applications. Rick holds an FCC Commercial General Class Radio Telephone license and Amateur Radio Extra Class operator license.
Senior Software Engineer
Ricky is a Senior Software Engineer with 25 years of experience. He honed his skills during his five-year tenure with the Marine Corps, where he designed and developed projects in collaboration with DARPA. He has successfully led international development teams on large application projects, which are currently in use in thousands of critical locations around the world. Skilled in relationship management with global partners, he specializes in data collection processing and analytics, machine-to-machine communication, multiple software languages including server, desktop and mobile, cloud utilization, rapid prototype design and development, raspberry pi, Linux, Windows, API and integration.
Adrian has over 25 years of experience in electronic manufacturing for the high temperature/high pressure environment. He has held numerous engineering roles, including process, quality, manufacturing, supplier quality, DfHSE and sales, in addition to serving as an operations manager, ISO auditor and compliance coordinator. This breadth of experience allows him to find solutions to complex challenges. He also holds a green belt in Lean Six Sigma and was the first oil and gas engineer certified by the SMTA as an SMT Process Engineer. As a native Houstonian, Adrian takes pride in giving back to the community. He can often be found volunteering at schools, soup kitchens and other local nonprofit organizations.